Monday, April 12, 2010
Biden meets with head of Abu Dhabi
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release
April 12, 2010
READOUT OF THE VICE PRESIDENT’S MEETING WITH THE CROWN PRINCE OF ABU DHABI SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN
The Vice President Joe Biden met today with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan to discuss regional issues and bilateral cooperation on economic, diplomatic and security issues. The Vice President thanked the Crown Prince for the UAE’s significant contributions in Afghanistan and they agreed to continue to support Yemen’s unity, stability, and economic and political reform. They also discussed Iran’s nuclear program, Iraq, and the Middle East peace process. The Vice President reiterated the United States’s steadfast commitment to Gulf security.